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Gustav Holst

Edmund Rubbra

Gustav Holst

by Edmund Rubbra

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Published by Triad Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdmund Rubbra ; collected essays edited by Stephen Lloyd and Edmund Rubbra ; with an introduction by Vernon Handley.
    ContributionsLloyd, Stephen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.H748 R93
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5236227M
    ISBN 100902070126
    LC Control Number75306927
    OCLC/WorldCa3091017

    Gustavus Theodore von Holst (21 September – 25 May ) was an English composer and music is best remembered for his choral music and works for orchestra, of which the most famous is certainly The changed his name to Gustav Holst during the First World War because of prevalent anti-German feeling. Gustav Holst is the author of The Planets in Full Score ( avg rating, 43 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Planets ( avg rating, 10 ratings /5.

    "Gustav Holst A Centenary Documentation". Book by Michael Short, A detailed study of the life and work of Gustav Holst, including biographical details gleaned from his documents, letters and diaries, to which the author had full access.

    Around , Holst was asked to compose music for a film. He attended a conference about the film, which was to be called The Bells (), based on a book by J.R. Ware, titled 'The Polish Jew'. The directors wanted Holst to finish the composition within a month so that recording could start.   Gustav Holst (): Brook Green Suite, per archi (H. ) () - English Sinfonia diretta da Howard GriffithsMissing: book.


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Gustav Holst by Edmund Rubbra Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gustav Holst by Imogen Holst, Faber and Faber, edn., ff. This book was originally published injust four years after Holst's death. And who better to write such a book than the composer's daughter, his only child and herself a fine musician, composer and by: 1.

Gustav Holst has 75 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gustav Holst’s most popular book is The Planets in Full Score. Gustav Holst has 75 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Gustav Holst’s most popular book is The Planets in Full Score. This long-time-out-of-print book is clearly the definitive book on Gustav Holst, his life and the undercurrents of his music. Holst was a character of enigmatic dichotomy: he was at once friendly, greragious, jolly and rumbustious - but at the same time solitary, remote and seemingly aloof.5/5(3).

This long-time-out-of-print book is clearly the definitive book on Gustav Holst, his life and the undercurrents of his music. Holst was a character of enigmatic dichotomy: he was at once friendly, greragious, jolly and rumbustious - but at the same time solitary, remote and seemingly by: 5.

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A Biography. Author: Imogen Holst; Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Gustav Holst was a leading figure in the new age of English music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. tone poems by English composer Gustav Holst.

Its first public performance took place inand it was an instant success. Of the various movements, “Mars” and “Jupiter” are the most frequently heard.

By Gustav Holst. SATB Choral Book. This set comprises many of Holst's lesser known choral settings. Her eyes the glow worm lend me and Come to Me are published here for the first time and the others were previously out of print. The selection will offer choirs a varied selection of pieces that will prove both interesting and rewarding.

RepertoireCategory: Choral Collection. Welcome to the Gustav Holst Web Site. This website was created to introduce you to the life and music of Gustav Holst, a British composer who was born in Cheltenham, England in and died in London in Holst was a composer of many choral part-songs, song cycles, operas and orchestral pieces.

He is perhaps best known for his orchestral. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Gustav Holst books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Gustav Holst (hŏlst), –, English composer, studied at the Royal College ofRichard Strauss, and Ralph Vaughan Williams influenced his early work, but most of his music is highly original.

Outstanding compositions are The Planets (), a suite for orchestra; The Hymn of Jesus (), for chorus and orchestra; The Perfect Fool (), an opera; and Egdon Heath ( Gustav Holst was a leading figure in the new age of English music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

His most celebrated work, The Planets, is an orchestral tour de force, but he wrote music of startling originality in many forms, drawing inspiration from sources as varied as English folksong, oriental melody, the Apocrypha and Sanskrit literature, as well as from writers such as Keats.

Gustav Holst was a leading figure in the new age of English music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His most celebrated work, The Planets, is an orchestral tour de force, but he wrote music of startling originality in many forms, drawing inspiration from sources as varied as English folksong, oriental melody, the Apocrypha and Sanskrit literature, as well as from writers such as Keats Book Edition: Main.

Brook Green Suite, H (Holst, Gustav) Since this work was first published after with the prescribed copyright notice, it is unlikely that this work is public domain in the USA.

However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted), the EU, and in those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years or er: Holst, Gustav. Brook Green Suite - for string orchestra Written by Gustav Holst in Performed by the English Sinfonia, conducted by Howard Griffiths - I.

Prelude - II. Air - Missing: book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rubbra, Edmund, Gustav Holst. London: Triad Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Gustav Holst; Gustav. I originally picked this book up due to its relevance to a current project, but I genuinely enjoyed reading it.

The excerpts from letters and the tidbits from Gustav's life and personality are incredibly charming and give some This is without doubt one of my favourite books that I've read this year/5.

Gustav Holst's "Planets" suite has become established as one of the classics of twentieth-century orchestral music. Short's access to Holst's letters and diaries, as well as his close work with Holst's daughter Imogen have resulted in the most detailed book on the composer's life and music yet to appear.

Containing new information which has become available since Imogen Holst published a. Imogen Holst was born on 12 April at 31 Grena Road, Richmond, a riverside town to the west of London. Her parents were Gustav Theodore Holst, an aspiring composer then working as a music teacher, and Isobel, née Harrison.

The Holst family, of mixed Swedish, German and Latvian ancestry, had been in England since and had been musicians for several generations. Among the most popular and important modern British composers, Gustav Holst (–) was a true eccentric, given to odd enthusiasms and mystical musings.

His spectacular symphonic work The Planets, first performed inestablished his international reputation and remains a staple of the orchestral repertoire to this :. Gustav Holst's Brook Green Suite, H.was written in for St Paul's Girls' School junior orchestra for strings and consists of 3 movements.

Holst wrote the suite while in hospital in the year before he died. The intention was to create a piece easy enough to play for younger members of the orchestra that is not simply a watered down version aimed at younger players or simple.Known primarily for his popular orchestral composition, The Planets, Gustav Holst embraced a wide variety of musical models, from Arthur Sullivan, Edvard Grieg, and Wagner to the melodic simplicity of English folk music.

In his maturity, he managed to merge these various influences into a rather sparse personal style that became increasingly transparent in his later years.Among the most popular and important modern British composers, Gustav Holst (–) was a true eccentric, given to odd enthusiasms and mystical musings.

His spectacular symphonic work The Planets, first performed inestablished his international reputation and remains a staple of the orchestral repertoire to this by: 1.